Durham police release names of officers, shooting victim

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Police in Durham, North Carolina, have released the name of the man shot to death by officers at a public housing complex.

Police spokeswoman Kammie Michael said in a news release that 34-year-old Frank Nathaniel Clark of Durham died after he was shot Tuesday.

Police Chief C.J. Davis said Tuesday the man was shot by officers after they said he made a sudden move toward his waistband while being questioned, prompting a struggle.

Michael also released the names of the officers involved. She said they are C.S. Barkley, M.D. Southerland and C.Q. Goss. She said Southerland was taken to a hospital for treatment of a leg injury and has been released.

Michael said Clark was African-American, as are the three officers.

The State Bureau of Investigation is investigating the shooting.


This story has been corrected to change Clark’s age to 34.